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Disgust at rubbish and human waste left in field

Disgust at rubbish and human waste left in field

A farmer has been unable to use hay mown from a riverside field after finding litter and human excrement among the cuttings.

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'No showers, no shouting and don't change clothes'

'No showers, no shouting and don't change clothes'

Gyms, swimming pools and indoor sport centres will enforce a number of rules when they reopen from today.

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Shocking footage captures youths hitching lift on truck

Shocking footage captures youths hitching lift on truck

Dashcam footage has captured the outrageous moment youths hitch a ride on the back of a truck.

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Pubs and cafes can now apply for outdoor seating on paths

Pubs and cafes can now apply for outdoor seating on paths

Bosses at pubs and restaurants can apply for outdoor seating on neighbouring paths to help them recover from the impact of Covid-19.

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Litter lout caught on camera lands car owner with fines

Litter lout caught on camera lands car owner with fines

A car passenger was caught red-handed on camera hurling rubbish out of a window twice in one day - earning the vehicle's owner hefty fines.

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New waste service will allow residents to call back bin lorries

New waste service will allow residents to call back bin lorries

Householders angry at missed bin collections will soon be able to call back refuse trucks to collect their rubbish via new technology.

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Plans for bespoke hospice given go-ahead

Plans for bespoke hospice given go-ahead

A new centre for the Pilgrims Hospice has been given the full seal of approval to open on a sprawling housing estate.

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Free face masks delivered in food parcels

Free face masks delivered in food parcels

Those dependant on essentials from a food bank will are now being given free face masks in their parcels.

One in five national Covid-19 deaths at single Kent trust

One in five national Covid-19 deaths at single Kent trust

Concerns are mounting over whether in-hospital transmission across a trust has been a major factor in the worrying death toll rates.

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Green light for 53-flat conversion of BT building

Green light for 53-flat conversion of BT building

A developer has been given the go-ahead to turn a prominent office block into 53 flats - but the plans look set to stay on ice.

Four arrested after fight at train station

Four arrested after fight at train station

Four teens have been arrested following a fight - after a member of the public stepped in to stop a suspect from escaping.

Busy road shut after crash

Busy road shut after crash

A busy road was closed in both directions due to a crash reportedly involving a car and a cyclist.

Boy, 17, arrested on suspicion of rape

Boy, 17, arrested on suspicion of rape

A teen has been arrested on suspicion of rape following an alleged sex attack that saw a popular city centre park searched by police.

Choir boy stuns judges on The Voice Kids

Choir boy stuns judges on The Voice Kids

A young chorister found himself performing with singing star Paloma Faith on The Voice Kids on Saturday night.

Sandwich set the early pace in new league

Sandwich set the early pace in new league

Competitive cricket returned to East Kent on Saturday as teams competed in a new league format.

Popular boot fair to resume after campaign from stallholders

Popular boot fair to resume after campaign from stallholders

Traders have been left delighted by news a car boot fair will be restarting this weekend following the lockdown.

'Visibly unclean' care home put in special measures

'Visibly unclean' care home put in special measures

A care complex faces the threat of closure after inspectors found dirty toilets and damp ceilings in its wards.

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World-leading winery to be built in Kent countryside

World-leading winery to be built in Kent countryside

A winery co-run by a global champagne firm has been given the full seal of approval to produce 400,000 bottles a year.

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Woman dies at hospital from Covid-19 after admission for different illness

Woman dies at hospital from Covid-19 after admission for different illness

A pensioner died from Covid-19 at a hospital after originally being admitted for a different illness, an inquest opening has heard.

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Cash-strapped uni set to axe almost 150 jobs

Cash-strapped uni set to axe almost 150 jobs

Almost 150 full-time jobs are set to be axed by the University Kent after it was revealed its deficit has risen to £60 million.

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